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Re: please help me to edit xconfig



On Wed, Jul 02, 2003 at 11:44:34PM +0700, Reza wrote:
> >>oh ya, i almost forget, i have already add "(==)Using config file" in the
> >> var/log/XFree86.0.log
> 
> >Sorry? Did you edit XFree86.log? That makes no sense. This file is written
> >for your information, and not read by anything (besides your text
> >editor...)
> 
> but it stated in nvidia manual:
> Follow this procedure to work with your XF8Config file:
> 1 Verify the configuration file that XFree86 is using.
> To do so, you can locate a line beginning with "==) Using config file:"
> in your XFree86 log file (/var/log/XFree86.0.log).

It doesn't mean that. It means: "Look in /var/log/XFree86.0.log, and
find the line that begins "(==) Using config file:". The rest of this
line will be the filename of the config file that X is using." Like
this:

$ grep 'Using config file' /var/log/XFree86.0.log
(==) Using config file: "/etc/X11/XF86Config"
$

This is NOT how you tell X what file to use. It IS how X tells YOU
what file it is using, so you know which one to edit.

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